State Representative
43rd District



OCCUPATION: State Representative

OCCUPATIONAL BACKGROUND: Government Relations; Public Relations; Educational Research.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: Whitman College, B.A.; Grant High School; Fernwood Middle School; Irvington Elementary School.

PRIOR GOVERNMENTAL EXPERIENCE: State Representative 1999 to Present; House Democratic Leader; Vice-Chair, House Revenue Committee; House Water and Environment Committee

Transition Projects, Board Member; Citizens for Sensible Transportation, Board Member; SMART Program at Vernon Elementary School, Volunteer

PERSONAL: Husband, Nik Blosser and son, Alexander.

Representative Kafoury is working to promote greater educational opportunities for our children, healthier families, stronger communities and responsible government.

Representative Kafoury is committed to:

Representative Kafoury has been endorsed by: AFSCME Council 75, Oregon Women's Political Caucus, Oregon Nurses Association, Oregon State Council of Senior Citizens and Oregon State Building & Construction Trades Council.

Dear Neighbor,

Thank you for allowing me to serve as your State Representative in Salem. I am asking for your vote so I can continue to make a difference for our community. During the 2003 legislative session, I will sponsor legislation to provide aid and support for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, improve access to high quality, affordable child care and increase opportunities for low income parents to get a college degree. If I can be of assistance to you or your family in any way, please contact me at (503) 281-3960 or

Yours truly,


(This information furnished by Kafoury for State Representative.)

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